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Lloyd Ellett spars with Eubank Jr. in preparation for British Masters title defence on October 31st

Unbeaten light middleweight, Lloyd Ellett was put through his paces in a sparring session at the Brighton and Hove ABC with Chris Eubank Jr. in preparation for the defence of his British Masters honours on October 31st at the Metropole Hotel in Brighton. The Brighton based duo sparred over six rounds, both using the session as vital training for their forthcoming fights. The [...]

Woodhouse vs Harrison Could Happen

Dennis Hobson has revealed that a potential showdown between Curtis Woodhouse and Scott Harrison could be a reality. Woodhouse – the only man to have played in the Premier League and been a British champion – and former world featherweight king Harrison have been exchanging barbs on Twitter, resulting in the Scot offering to settle the matter in a pub car park! Now, with Curtis recently [...]

The Competitive Way Forward – Nurse V Ryan

All British World Title fights are certainly in vogue at this moment in time, showing time and again that in terms of passion, drama and the ability to draw a crowd, there are few occasions that measure up. The success of both Froch v Groves promotions captured the imagination and paved the way for further grudge matches, with both major promotion outfits, to be made. It would seem that finally, [...]

Lee Selby: I’ll prove I am worth the hype

Lee Selby says he’ll prove he can back up the hype around him as he faces Joel Brunker in a final eliminator for the IBF World Featherweight title at The O2 on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. The Welshman has enjoyed a brilliant 18 months in the ring, beating British rivals Martin Lindsay, Rendall Munroe and Ryan Walsh and overcoming stiff international overseas tests against Romulo Koasicha [...]

Upton Brothers Are Just The Ticket

THE UPTON CLAN's Green and White Army will be out in full force at York Hall, Bethnal Green this Saturday night (October 11). The fighting trio, who are trained by Ricky Hatton, rapidly sold their allocation of tickets for the Goodwin Promotions show and expect to be to receive a vociferous reaction at British boxing's best loved venue. Light-middleweight Pauly and welterweight Sonny are set [...]

Satchell Targets A Liverpool Double Over Spanish

Scouse ace Kevin Satchell says he and Liverpool can slay the Spaniards in their crucial forthcoming sporting clashes. Satchell challenges reigning European Flyweight Champion Valery Yanchy, from La Coruna in Spain, for his crown on Saturday 25th October at the Liverpool Echo Arena, and four days earlier Liverpool face giants Real Madrid at home in their first-leg Champions League clash. [...]

Taylor to Etches: ‘Let’s Prove Who’s The Best In Sheffield’

‘If the fight is that easy, then take the pay-day’ is the message from Lewis Taylor, after Adam Etches recently backed out of a fight between the pair. The war of words between the unbeaten Sheffield middleweights has escalated after Lewis’ promoter Dennis Hobson offered Etches £10,000 to face his man. Etches has feasted on foreign opposition to build his ledger to 17-0. Taylor meanwhile [...]

Marston Suspends Title Fight Camp – For Charity Project, To Aid Ebola Sufferers in Africa

This coming Friday professional boxer Marianne Marston will be taking a day off from the training camp for her upcoming 25th October title fight, in order to take part in a project by Philanthropic artist Clare Newton for the Street Child Charity, that will raise much needed funds for Children in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are suffering due to the Ebola epidemic. Clare previously photographed Marianne [...]

Peacock Gym’s Jordan Smith set for pro debut at Camden Centre on November 21

Debutant flyweight boxer, Jordan Smith signed with Greg Steene and Mark Prior is due to make his professional debut at the Camden Centre, Kings Cross on November 21. The opponent is yet to be confirmed but the 21-year-old from Ipswich, currently residing in Chadwell Heath, is optimistic about his forthcoming fight regardless of who is placed in front of him on the night, commenting, “I know he [...]

Debutant Harper Excited By Future

Gloucester Boxer, Adam Harper, admits he is excited as to what the future holds. The 26 year-old from Tewkesbury is set to make his professional debut later this month after switching from the amateur code to the paid ranks. After reaching The ABA National Championship Quarter Finals last year, Harper was torn between turning professional or giving the prestigious competition one [...]

Wood: ‘Massey Will Be Cruiserweight King’

When Jack Massey has his sixth pro fight at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on October 18, promoter Steve Wood is convinced fans will be watching the UK’s next big cruiserweight star. After winning the ABA championships, Jack turned pro in July last year and has quickly racked up five impressive wins. A skilful technician who can hit hard – evidenced by his debut KO over renowned [...]

Hibbert: Fans will roar me on in huge test

John Wayne Hibbert says his fans will be the key as he takes a big step up to face Leonardo Esteban Gonzalez for the vacant WBC International Light Welterweight title on Saturday night at The O2, live on Sky Sports. Hibbert had hoped to be in a domestic clash on the bill with a host of Britain’s up and coming Light Welterweights in action, but instead he has landed a huge chance to leapfrog [...]